In pictures: French president Macron, wife visit Taj Mahal

French President Macron and his wife Brigitte at the Taj Mahal, Agra on March 11. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India Mar 11, 2018, 01.55 PM (IST)

French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte, who are in a four-day visit to India, toured the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra on Sunday evening.

The sale of tickets for visitors was closed after 3 pm on Sunday and the monument was shut for public at 4 pm. (ANI)

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The Macrons got a private tour of the Taj Mahal.

President Macron and his wife Brigitte got a private tour of the Taj Mahal. (ANI)

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Canada's Justin Trudeau and Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu also toured the Mughal-era monument during their tour of India this year.

The sale of tickets for visitors was closed after 3 pm on Sunday and the monument was shut for public at 4 pm.

Earlier in the day, the French President announced an additional 700 million euros investment for solar-energy at the first International Solar Alliance (ISA) summit in Delhi.

After his visit to Agra, President Macron will head to Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on March 12. He, along with PM Modi, will inaugurate a solar plant in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district.